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How plant viruses can be used to ward off pests and keep plants healthy

How plant viruses can be used to ward off pests and keep plants healthy

Imagine a technology that could target pesticides to treat specific spots deep within the soil, making them more effective at controlling infestations while limiting their toxicity to the environment. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, and Case Western Reserve University …Continue reading

Google distances itself from Huawei after Trump blacklist

After the U.S. government added Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to a trade blacklist, Google has suspended some business with the Chinese technology company. According to a Reuters report, this applies to anything that “requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services …Continue reading

Your mother was right — you should eat your greens

Long associated with decreased risk of cancer, broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables – the family of plants that also includes cauliflower, cabbage, collard greens, Brussels sprouts and kale – contain a molecule that inactivates a gene known to play a role in …Continue reading

Coral cores reveal 400-year long El Niño record

Australian scientists have developed an innovative method using cores drilled from coral to produce a world first 400-year long seasonal record of El Niño events. El Niño is a complex weather patterns resulting from variations in ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific. …Continue reading